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Thread: Which Fabric for the Border?!!

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    Senior Member COYOTEMAGIC's Avatar
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    Which Fabric for the Border?!!

    Working on my Relay for life quilt. It looks a little ruff because I haven't snipped the edges around the blocks---it is going to have a short raggy look between the blocks.

    So what border do you think would be best?!!

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    I think the plain fabric is the best. The printed fabrics take away from the blocks! JMO
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    I like the plain purple best. Brings more attention to the blocks I think.

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    Ivote for plain too

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    The purple print
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    I like the plain purple. The others are to busy. I love your blocks.

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    I'm for the plain purple. It will set the blocks off nicely. The others are too busy & will detract from the blocks.

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    purple.

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    Purple really works well and shows off the blocks the best.
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    Purple swirls

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    Another vote for the purple. It's going to be a lovely quilt.

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    Purple print.

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    Well, I think you've got your answer, but put me down for the purple!

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    I'm an odd one out - I like the butterflies on black, especially after your "rag' the seams.

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    i like the purple
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    I like the butterflies.
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    My vote goes for the purple.
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    Well, I hate to agree with everyone, but I do. I think the purple swirls look really good. I also love the butterfly prints, but not for the border on this. It will be a great quilt!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dandish View Post
    I'm an odd one out - I like the butterflies on black, especially after your "rag' the seams.
    I agree with you, so we can be 'two' odd one outs.
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    I like your quilt, and my choice is the black with the butterflies. I heard butterflies mean good luck and the cause you are making it for seems appropriate.

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    My choice would be the butterflies on black print.
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    I vote for the purple.

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    The purple, the others take away from the quilt. Eyes move toward the movement in the other pieces.

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    Thanks ya'll I'm still up in the air. I personally like the black with butterflies. In Cancer, butterflies signify a Survivor. BUT the purple swirl has words of encouragement and purple ribbons which is the color of Relay.

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    Oh bother!

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    I vote for the purple fabric

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